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The latest curated art & cultural events from around Hong Kong

Hong Kong City Hall Theatre, Central

Why We Recommend it

Brooding American Gothic work Buried Child – which tells a woeful but intriguing story of family dysfunction – is staged in Hong Kong for the first time

Why We Recommend it

This one-hour walking tour will reveal the secret stories behind Hong Kong’s enigmatic street art across bustling and suave SOHO.
Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Sha Tin

Why We Recommend it

This is a thoughtfully-curated selection of beautiful relics from the world’s largest museum.

Why We Recommend it

Presenting a varied programme that incorporates art, photography, contemporary dance, and classical music, the longstanding cultural festival caters to diverse tastes.
City University Exhibition Gallery,

Why We Recommend it

The exhibition celebrates Paris’ urban panorama with a focus on artistic renderings of the roofs of the city that has inspired creatives for centuries. 
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai

Why We Recommend it

Featuring around 670 exhibitors from 35 countries, Hong Kong’s 28th book fair offers a plethora of reading options on the theme of travel.
Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay

Why We Recommend it

This family-friendly event offers the chance to savour Hong Kong’s best home-grown watermelons and connect with local initiatives.

Why We Recommend it

Kitty Chou’s charming abstract compositions speak to simpler times when photographs weren’t so easy to manipulate.
The Hive Wan Chai, Wan Chai

Why We Recommend it

The 2011 comedy film ‘Bridesmaids’ will be screened in an informal setting high up on The Hive’s roof terrace.
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Art Experience Gallery, Tsuen Wan

Why We Recommend it

Bringing together emerging and established local artists, this exhibit offers points of comparison between generations.

Why We Recommend it

This series offers a cherry-picked selection of classic films across genres and geographies through June and July.
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, Yau Tsim Mong

Why We Recommend it

Combining classical music and theatre, this show provides a fun way to discover Chinese folk tales.      
F11 Foto Museum, Happy Valley

Why We Recommend it

Jacques Henri Lartigue’s iconic photographs of the Belle Epoche celebrate life and demonstrate his keen eye for beauty.  

Why We Recommend it

In a bid to raise awareness of dramatically dwindling shark populations,  artists create works inspired by the magnificent apex-predator.
Gagosian Gallery, Central

Why We Recommend it

Described as the “Anne Leibovitz of the conceptual world,” multimedia artist Taryn Simon creates ambitious works that often deal with themes of control and authority.

Why We Recommend it

This award-winning, riotous and poignant show depicting a Russian clown will move adults and children alike.
Broadway Cinematheque, Yau Ma Tei, Yau Tsim Mong

Why We Recommend it

This weekend-long programme encompasses artist videos, narrative films, documentaries and animations depicting different Asian cities in transition.
Karin Weber Gallery, Central

Why We Recommend it

With works of diverging Hong Kong artists, this is an interesting exhibit that invites citizens to look back at their own history.
Asia Society Hong Kong Center, Admiralty

Why We Recommend it

This exhibit addresses concerns and stresses specific to Hong Kong life, showcasing noted local artists.
Discovery Bay Plaza – Lantau,

Why We Recommend it

The family-friendly fair brings together vendors of crafty materials and handmade treasures in a neighbourly setting.
Gallery Perrotin, Central

Why We Recommend it

This exhibit showcases thirteen paintings and photographs of the emerging Chinese artist who questions the role and nature of images in an increasingly digitalised world.

Why We Recommend it

‘Urban Fragments’, a collective of four young photographers from Hong Kong, finds beauty in forgotten spaces.
White Cube Hong Kong, Central

Why We Recommend it

British artist Rachel Kneebone’ s intricate ceramic sculptures invite spectators to think about the boundaries of the body.

Why We Recommend it

Los Angeles – based artist captures the spirit of the recording studio, playing with its sonic infrastructure to make us explore how pop music is made.
agnès b. Galerie Boutique RUE DE MARSEILLE, Tsim Sha Tsui,

Why We Recommend it

A wild ride into the fantastical world of cyperpunk artist Fury, the prints on show explore a girl’s desire to break free from society’s shackles.
Kwai Fung Hing Gallery , Central

Why We Recommend it

The photography of Leo K.K Wong spans decades and styles while at times expressing the emotions of a Chinese literati painter.

Why We Recommend it

Artist Cheng Ting Ting depicts the lives of children in Hong Kong through her distinctive colour palette and style.
Massimo De Carlo, Central

Why We Recommend it

Three artists explore the complexity of identity, a line of inquiry that unites their otherwise quite different practices and backgrounds.

Why We Recommend it

A series of operas hailing from across China will showcase the diversity and rich traditions of the art form.
Para Site, Quarry Bay

Why We Recommend it

Exploring the sentimentality of Chinese culture through the emblem of Miss Hong Kong, this exhibit combines fantasy with feminism and humour.
Discovery Bay Plaza, Lantau

Why We Recommend it

The family-friendly fair brings together vendors of crafty materials and handmade treasures in a neighbourly setting.
M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon Cultural District

Why We Recommend it

Grappling with issues pertaining to life and culture in the Pearl River Delta, this is a re-staging of an old -but still very much relevant – exhibit.
Taikoo Place, Hong Kong Island

Why We Recommend it

This is a chance to get up close and personal with renowned chefs, try homegrown dishes and buy seasonal produce from local farmers.
Chi Lin Nunnery, Diamond Hill

Why We Recommend it

Gao Feng and his disciples’ elegant works draw from both ancient wisdoms as modern influences and techniques.
Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Central

Why We Recommend it

Inspired by the swashbuckling story of Hong Kong’s own pirate legend, Cheung Po Tsai, this exhibit is a rare survey of the colliding worlds of maritime crime and trade.  
Navy Yard No.1 - Contemporary Art Center, Macau

Why We Recommend it

Hong Kong-based Portuguese artist Vhils introduces to Macau his iconic brand of mural art that comments on the interdependent relationship between contemporary life and its urban context.

Why We Recommend it

Liang Yi  explores the themes of loss, absence, and return in the process of building a collection of antique Chinese furniture as inspired by three movements from Beethoven’s Les Adieux and the history of the museum.  
Hong Kong Fringe Club, Central

Why We Recommend it

Serving gourmet delicacies at the Fringe Vault, a selection of handmade tableware is presented in seasonal themes by contemporary Japanese ceramists.
University Museum and Art Gallery, Sai Wan

Why We Recommend it

This exhibit offers a curious window into the religious iconography of the Church of the East, showcasing ancient Nestorian crosses ( 12th-13th centuries) found in north-west China.
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